Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/20/14
When Kevin Garnett talks to the media, it's impossible to get the full message from just listening to what he says. It's not that he's bad with the media, he just makes sure to carefully analyze every question before giving an extremely measured response. One example, when asked about Doc Rivers calling the team soft back in November, you could see the pained look on KG's face as he answered the question, with this. I don’t really want to say that. I don’t really want to say that we are soft because as men, and where I am from, you don’t call another man soft. … But you’re right, we need to start the games with some more physicality. We gotta meet the physicality when we get to a high level. When you find yourself on the heels, you gotta meet it head on. Coach’s assessment is what it is. You can take it as criticism or he is trying to make us better. It’s your call, but like I said, each guy has to look at himself in the mirror and believe he can do better. That...
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